To be admitted to any non-master's Certification-Only program, a candidate must fulfill each of the following requirements:
Degree: Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
GPA: Cumulative grade point average of at least a 2.5
Praxis Exams: Passing scores on all sections of the Core Academic Skills for Educators Test
5712 Reading ( > 156); 5722 Writing ( > 162); 5732 Math ( > 150)
ACT Waiver - Composite 22 or higher; SAT-1030 or higher
Passing scores on the Praxis content test appropriate for the area and/or level:
Praxis II H&PE Content Exam 5857 ( > 160)
Resume: One-page summary of educational and work experiences
Philosophy: One-page essay outlining your reasons for and commitment to teaching
Course Requirements: 15 credits in HLTH/KNES approved courses required prior to program entry
Please call the Office of Student Services at 337-482-6681 to schedule an appointment to have your transcripts and Praxis scores evaluated. *EDCI 450 and READ 410 provide 80 hours of "Classroom Readiness" and must be completed prior to official acceptance into this program.
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